Avinshu Patel hailed from Mumbai and had moved to Chennai three months ago to start working at a spa. He was found at Neelangarai beach by the local police.
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What It’s Like to Be Queer and HIV Positive in India
I am not afraid to talk about it openly in public for I don't understand why HIV should be a hush-hush topic.
E A S Y: Celebrating the Mushy Side of Queer Love
These illustrations aim to show the beauty in vulnerability – and the more lovey and mushy sides of queer relationships.
On Confronting My Own, and then Society’s Queerphobia
"When I was a kid filled with internal queerphobia, being called a 'chakka' or 'gay' was very offensive, but after years of exploration, I've realised my queerness is completely …
How Should You React When Somebody Comes out to You?
Here’s a comprehensive guideline on how to – and how not to – react when someone comes out to you.
Looking for Positive Queer Stories in Indian Media
Away from mainstream media, Indian ad and short filmmakers are telling transformative, positive stories about being queer in India.